Christina Desiderio
Birthdate: 8/22/2000
Program: Women's Artistic
Level: Senior
Current Residence: Hackettstown, NJ
Club: Parkettes National Gymnastics Center
Head Coach: Bill and Donna Strauss
Other Coaches: Robin Netwall, Joe Stallone, John Holman, Heather Moroz
Career Highlights
  • 2019 NCAA team silver medalist (LSU)
About Christina Desiderio
Hometown: Independence Township, NJ
Instagram: Instagram.com/christina0156
Year in School: Freshman
High School Graduation Year: 2018
Year you began gymnastics: 2007
Favorite Event: Floor
How did you get involved in gymnastics: My mom signed me up for a class when she saw me do a cartwheel. After 3 classes, I was put on the pre-team, and after 3 months was competing.
Favorite thing about gymnastics: Learning new skills and traveling
What are your goals for gymnastics?: To make the National Team, and the 2016 Olympic Team
Names of parents/guardians/spouse: Carol and Dominick
Names of sibling(s): Dominick
Family members in sports: My brother Dominick plays baseball
Interests Outside the Gym
Favorite school subject: Language Arts
Hobbies or favorite activities: Shopping, arts and crafts
Favorite movie(s): Benchwarmers
Favorite TV show(s): Anything reality
Favorite Food: Pasta, meatballs
National Competition Results
  • 2019 NCAA Women's Gymnastics Championships, Fort Worth, Texas - 2nd-Team
  • 2018 NCAA Women's Gymnastics Championships, St. Louis, Mo. - 4th-Team
  • 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials, San Jose, Calif. - 6th-BB
  • 2016 P&G Championships, St. Louis, Mo. - 6th-FX(T)
  • 2016 Secret U.S. Classic, Hartford, Conn. - 3rd-FX: 6th-VT(T)
  • 2016 American Classic, Huntsville, Texas - 4th-AA
  • 2015 P&G Championships, Indianapolis, Ind. - 3rd-FX; 5th-AA; 6th-BB (Jr. Div.)
  • 2015 Secret U.S. Classic, Chicago, Ill. - 2nd-FX; 10th-AA (Jr. Div.)
  • 2014 P&G Championships, Pittsburgh, Pa. - (Jr. Div.)
  • 2014 Secret U.S. Classic, Chicago, Ill. - 6th-VT; 8th-AA, FX (Jr. Div.)
  • 2013 P&G Championships, Hartford, Conn. - 8th-BB (Jr. Div.)
  • 2013 Secret U.S. Classic, Chicago, Ill. - 4th-BB; 10th-AA (Jr. Div.)
  • 2012 Women's Junior Olympic Level 10 National Championships, Hampton, Va. - 5th-BB(T) (Jr. A)
International Competition Results
Videos of Christina Desiderio
LEGEND
  • Women: AA = All Around | VT = Vault | UB = Uneven Bars | BB = Balance Beam | FX = Floor Exercise | (T) = Tie
  • Men: AA = All Around | FX = Floor Exercise | PH = Pommel Horse | SR = Still Rings | VT = Vault | PB = Parallel Bars | HB = Horizontal Bars | (T) = Tie
  • Rhythmic: AA = All Around | RP = Rope | HP = Hoop | BA = Ball | CL = Clubs | RB = Ribbon | (T) = Tie
  • Acro: DY = Dynamic | BL = Balance | AA = All Around
  • T&T: TR = Trampoline | TU = Tumbling | DM = Double Mini | SY = Synchronized Trampoline